Events & Courses

Avon Organic Group meeting

Avon Organic Group - Walled gardens & old growing techniques with John Salvat


Join Avon Organic Group for their January meeting, with a talk by John Salvat - Walled gardens & old growing techniques.

at: 
The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG
on: 
Thursday, 24 January 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Kenilworth Organic Potato Day & Seed Swap

The Heart of England Organic Group will once again be holding their Potato Day & Seed Swap.

at: 
Kenilworth Senior Citizens Club, Abbey End car park, CV8 1QJ
on: 
Saturday, 2 February 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
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Shropshire Organic Gardeners Potato Fest 2019

Join Shropshire Organic Gardeners for their 2019 Potato Fest and talk about all things potatoes!

at: 
Wattlesborough Village Hall, SY5 9DX
on: 
Saturday, 9 February 2019 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
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East Anglia Potato Day

The East Anglia Potato Day is an annual event that has been established since 1996.
It is one of the few events in the country dedicated to the humble potato, a mainstay of the British diet and very much part of our cultural heritage.

at: 
Stonham Barns Leisure and Shopping Village, Pettaugh Road, Stonham, Aspal, Suffolk, IP14 6AT
on: 
Saturday, 9 February 2019 -
9:30am to 1:30pm
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West Yorkshire Organic Group - Annual Potato Day

Join West Yorkshire Organic Group for their annual Potato Day. They'll be around 40 varieties on sale at 15p per tuber, as well as talks and book signings by Radio Leeds Sunday Gardener, Graham Porter, and potato expert, Alan Romans.
 
at: 
Exhibition Building, Shipley College, Exhibition Road, Saltaire, Bradford, BD18 3JW
on: 
Saturday, 9 February 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
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Introduction to the prnciples of organic growing

Introduction to the principles of organic growing

Most people think of organic growing as ‘growing without chemicals’, but there is so much more to it than that. Organic growing works creatively with nature, making both the soil and the environment a place where plants will thrive.

at: 
Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, near Coventry, CV8 3LG
on: 
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
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Liverpool Organic Gardeners

Liverpool Organic Gardeners - Garden Birds on Merseyside – an illustrated talk by Chris Tynan of RSPB

Garden Birds on Merseyside – changes in the last 20 years: an illustrated talk by Chris Tynan of RSPB. Have you noticed more goldfinches and fewer sparrows in your garden? Did you see waxwings in Aigburth? Find out more at this informative event.
Come along to Elm Hall Drive Methodist Church L18 1LF at 7.30 pm. There is on road parking, and it is on the frequent 86 bus route.

at: 
Elm Hall Drive, Elm Hall Drive Methodist Church, Liverpool L18 1LF
on: 
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
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SE Essex Organic Gardeners - Seed Potato Day

Join South East Essex Organic Gardening Group for their 9th Seed Potato Day is a community partnership event with Southend in Transition and Trust Links.

at: 
Growing Together Westcliff, 47 Fairfax Drive, Westcliff-On-Sea, Essex, SS0 9AG
on: 
Saturday, 23 February 2019 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
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Borders Organic Gardeners Potato Day and Green Fair

Borders Organic Gardeners will be holding their Potato Day and Green Fair on Sunday 3rd March from 11am-3pm. Come along and buy your seed potatoes and have a great day out!

at: 
Border Union, Springwood Park, Kelso, TD5 8LS
on: 
Sunday, 3 March 2019 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
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Spring in your organic garden course

Spring in your organic garden

Spring into growing with the first in the new series of organic growing courses! This course gives an overview of what to do in spring, including:  planning what to grow, seed sowing and plant raising, soil preparation, composting, common pests and diseases (to look out for) and wildlife needs.

at: 
Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, near Coventry, CV8 3LG
on: 
Thursday, 7 March 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
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Planning your organic growing plot

Planning your organic growing plot

Successful organic growing is all about good planning. This half day course is perfect for gaining an understanding of how to plan out a growing space for an allotment or garden using organic principles. You will learn how to plan your plot organically, with a focus on crop rotation, preventing pests and diseases, maximising harvests and planning for the year ahead.

at: 
Garden Organic, Ryton Organic Gardens, Wolston Lane, near Coventry, CV8 3LG
on: 
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
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Letchworth & District Organic Gardeners - talk on Pests & Diseases by Geoff Hodge


Join Letchworth & District Organic Gardeners for their Spring talk on Pests & Diseases by Geoff Hodge.
Geoff Hodge is broadcaster and author of the RHS allotment handbook.

As well as the talk there will be plant stalls, activities, cakes and drinks.

at: 
Church Hall, Leyes Ave, Letchworth, SG6 1NX
on: 
Saturday, 27 April 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
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